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Doctor Who: The Winner Takes All: New Series Adventure 3 | [Jacqueline Rayner]

Doctor Who: The Winner Takes All: New Series Adventure 3

Rose and the Doctor return to present-day Earth, and become intrigued by the latest craze the video game, Death to Mantodeans. Is it as harmless as it seems? And why are so many local people going on holiday and never returning? Meanwhile, on another world, an alien war is raging. The Quevvils need to find a new means of attacking the ruthless Mantodeans. Searching the galaxy for cunning, warlike but gullible allies, they find the ideal soldiers on Earth.
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Rose and the Doctor return to present-day Earth, and become intrigued by the latest craze the video game, Death to Mantodeans. Is it as harmless as it seems? And why are so many local people going on holiday and never returning? Meanwhile, on another world, an alien war is raging. The Quevvils need to find a new means of attacking the ruthless Mantodeans. Searching the galaxy for cunning, warlike but gullible allies, they find the ideal soldiers on Earth.

Will Rose be able to save her family and friends from the alien threat? And can the Doctor play the game to the end and win? Read by Camille Coduri, this is a gripping adventure featuring the Ninth Doctor and Rose, as played by Christopher Eccleston and Billie Piper in the hit series from BBC Television.

©2005 Jacqueline Rayner (P)2011 AudioGO Ltd

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    Annissa 07-06-12
    Annissa 07-06-12 Member Since 2012

    Married. Mother. Student. Full-time job. 33 years old. Doctor Who fanatic. Not necessarily in that order.

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    "One of the best!"

    This has quite possibly usurped "The Forever Trap" as my favorite Doctor Who novel. The story is solid, the characters are bang on, and Camille Coduri's narration is perfect. I was completely charmed by this book within the first ten minutes. It's as if Rayner knows these characters personally. You can easily envision them acting exactly as Rayner describes.

    I don't normally relisten to audiobooks, but this one is definitely going into rotation.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Chris Springfield, IL, United States 09-25-12
    Chris Springfield, IL, United States 09-25-12
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    "Solid characters and great narration, okay story."

    I listen to and watch alot of Doctor Who and this one not only stays true to the series, but it is one that I think a more causual fan could get into. Jacqueline Rayner captures the esscense of the characters, especially the 9th Doctor, Rose and even the ol' Tin Dog Mickey perfectly. She also obviously did her homework when she made this one as it stays well within the continuity of the Whoniverse and even keeps up with most of the themes of series 1 of the TV show. I could have easily seen this one being made into an episode and would have loved it if they had. The story itself isn't great but it is well executed and very entertaining, though the villians in this one are a tad on the silly side. And while I was not expecting much from Camille Coduri (Jackie Tyler on the show) when I pick this one up, I was very pleasantly surprised. She did an absolutely brilliant job narrating this one and I hope they get her for some more. Well worth a listen, especially if you like the 9th Doctor and Rose. Give it a go.

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    "Want to play a GAME?"
    If you could sum up Doctor Who: The Winner Takes All in three words, what would they be?

    Can Rose make a good game piece for the Doctor to control? Can the Doctor get her out of the game alive? Who or what could put them in a game with real live players?


    What other book might you compare Doctor Who: The Winner Takes All to and why?

    The Silent Stars Go By : They are alike in you are not sure where the story is going because it keeps changing, they are read by different people and by different authors but both are worth listening too.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    The best scene was when the Doctor picked up the controler and moved Rose through the maze on the game board.


    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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